New News information at Wood Based Panels New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at Wood Based Panels http://http// Spectroscope-based moisture measurement APOS and Fagus-GreCon agree on strategic cooperation APOS GmbH ('APOS') in Wedel and Fagus-GreCon Greten GmbH & Co KG ('Fagus-GreCon') in Alfeld have agreed on strategic cooperation for the spectroscope-based measuring systems. Besides the collaboration for the market development, this cooperation also includes joint activities in terms of service and support. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:23:54 GMT Siemens intensifies collaboration with SME to implement Industry 4.0 For the implementation of Industry 4.0, Siemens is relying on even more intensive collaboration with small to medium-sized companies. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:22:50 GMT CPA’s revised Eco-Certified Composite (ECC) Standard raises the bar The Composite Panel Association (CPA) Autumn Meeting and Material, Technology & Design Symposium concluded with a record high number of attendees. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:20:26 GMT Weinig Holz-Her to open West Coast campus in US Weinig Holz-Her USA, a leader in both solid wood and panel processing equipment, is to open of Weinig Holz-Her Expo West in southern California. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:19:36 GMT Brazil's wood based product exports increased by 34.4% in August In August 2018, Brazilian exports of wood based products increased 34.4% in value compared to August 2017, from US$238.6m to US$320.6m, reports the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO). Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:18:19 GMT Metsä Wood invests €55m in birch plywood mill in Estonia The investment in a birch plywood mill established in Pärnu, Estonia is worth €55m and once operating at full capacity in 2019 it will employ around 200 people Thu, 11 Oct 2018 06:06:48 GMT Norbord launches high performance floor with reduced impact noise Norbord's CaberFloor P5 – said to be the UK's most specified particleboard flooring product – has been upgraded to produce a high performance floor with reduced impact and airborne noise transmission. Thu, 11 Oct 2018 06:04:39 GMT Teijin to build world’s first building made of advanced fiber-reinforced wood The Japanese technology global group, Teijin Limited, is to construct the world’s first building made of advanced fibre-reinforced wood (AFRW), a structural timber product comprising a number of layers of dimensioned timber and high-performance fibres bonded together with structural adhesives. The new building will be constructed in Teijin’s Tokyo Research Center in Hino City, Japan. Thu, 11 Oct 2018 06:03:23 GMT Wood panel industry raises awareness of challenges facing its sector Representatives of the UK's wood panel sector have met with politicians to discuss challenges facing its industry. Thu, 11 Oct 2018 06:02:21 GMT Forest products information provider, RISI, acquires wood price reporting agency Random Lengths Risi Inc, a leading information provider for the global forest products industry, has announced that its parent company, Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc, has acquired Randon Lengths, a leading price reporting agency (‘PRA’) for the wood products industry. Tue, 04 Sep 2018 05:41:01 GMT